Tyson Fury 'must negate' Deontay Wilder's power, his trainer says

Deontay Wilder and Tyson Fury during the WBC Heavyweight Championship bout at the Staples Center in Los Angeles. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Saturday December 1, 2018.

Tyson Fury's trainer insists he is better-equipped to avoid Deontay Wilder's power than Luis Ortiz proved to be.

Wilder knocked out Ortiz to defend his WBC heavyweight title on Saturday night and turned his attention to a rematch with Fury.

After watching Wilder's brutal win from ringside, Fury's trainer Ben Davison told Sky Sports about the threat of a KO: "Obviously it's something you have to try to negate.

"How do you do it? Definitely not how Ortiz just did. Fair play, he had a good go but he got complacent and walked straight into distance. That's a recipe for disaster.

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"Mentally Tyson is the strongest fighter I've seen in history.

"Ortiz is a fantastic fighter but he's not Tyson Fury.

"Wilder was a different man this week to when he fought Tyson.

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"Tyson got under his skin."

Fury twice got off the floor and was frustrated by a draw in his first fight with Wilder.

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